Independent director

Injalak Arts and Crafts Aboriginal Corporation

Injalak Arts is an Aboriginal-owned social enterprise regulated by the Office of the Registrar of indigenous Corporations, and governed by the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006. Injalak Arts is a remote community art centre located in Gunbalanya, approximately 300 km east of Darwin, just inside Arnhem Land.

Expressions of interest are invited from experienced executives motivated to contribute and participate in the governance, leadership and commercial oversight of Injalak Arts in its important role of operating a unique remote area arts and culture based social enterprise.

Closing date: 

11pm, 18 October 2019


Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)


Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Director

Salary and conditions: 

Remuneration of $100 per day for directors meetings

Travel and associated expenses from Darwin to Gunbalanya for board meetings.

Job description/overview: 

Prior board experience is preferred and persons with expertise and/or interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and cultural organisations or art centre are encouraged to apply. Applications from individuals with finance, legal, business or other professional backgrounds will be highly regarded. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate strong understanding of the role of the board, executive and stakeholder partners in the strategic and commercial oversight of an organisation. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged, but this is not a designated/identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander appointment. Ideally, candidates will have expertise and skills in the areas of:

  • financial management
  • corporate governance
  • tourism development
  • Aboriginal arts and cultural enterprises.

Candidates should also show a commitment to high standards of integrity and ethics.

Download a copy of the job description.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Candidates are asked to forward a CV and cover letter. Selected applicants will be phone screened and may be asked to participate in an interview.

For more information about the position contact Sally on 08 8985 1728 or email

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